Appified In-Flight

Connected in-flight apps suggest consumers expect WiFi access

Implications - A host of dedicated mobile applications designed specifically for use mid-flight suggest a consumer expectation for WiFi while in transit. Whether as a means of staying connected to those on the ground or for in-flight networking purposes, such applications speak to the desire for easily accessible, WiFi-enabled communication and entertainment. This progression can be seen as a representation of shifting consumer expectations informed by an interest in remaining connected at all times.
SCORE: 3.8
This Year and Untested Top 6 Examples: 3,083 Total Clicks Feb 14 - Mar 16
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Consumer Insight Topics: TechWorldMobileTravel
In-Flight Networking Apps - Virgin America's Here on Biz App Connects Travellers in the Sky
SCORE: 4.9
Mild 1,919 Clicks Pub: Feb 18, 14
In-Flight Networking Apps
Virgin America's Here on Biz App Connects Travellers in the Sky
The ‘Here on Biz’ app from Virgin America is calling itself the first “geo-aware rolodex,” making it easy to conduct in-flight social networking. To get started on Here on... [More]
In-Flight Entertainment Apps - Delta Airlines Created Its Own Free Video Streaming Service
SCORE: 2.8
Untested 197 Clicks Pub: Jun 8, 15
In-Flight Entertainment Apps
Delta Airlines Created Its Own Free Video Streaming Service
While many airlines have sought to add extra charges for in-flight services, Delta has released a new in-flight entertainment system that allows you to watch unlimited movies for free. With no... [More]
Travel Upgrade Games - Air France's Airline Marketing Stunt Had Travelers Compete for Better Seats
SCORE: 3.3
Untested 642 Clicks Pub: Jan 29, 15
Travel Upgrade Games
Air France's Airline Marketing Stunt Had Travelers Compete for Better Seats
In order to introduce its new cabins in Asia, Air France set up a unique airline marketing stunt at the boarding gates, which would pit travelers against one another for a chance to earn themselves... [More]
In-Flight Dating Apps - The AirDates Apps Allows You To Converse With Fellow Airplane Passengers
SCORE: 3.1
Untested 162 Clicks Pub: Nov 27, 15
In-Flight Dating Apps
The AirDates Apps Allows You To Converse With Fellow Airplane Passengers
AirDates is the latest proximity-based dating app, except it stands above the crowd by focusing on making in-flight connections. The air travel-specific matchmaking app allows you to chat with other... [More]
In-Flight Internet Apps - The SITA OnAir Travel Wi-Fi App Embraces Terminal and Aircraft Beacons
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 95 Clicks Pub: Nov 6, 15
In-Flight Internet Apps
The SITA OnAir Travel Wi-Fi App Embraces Terminal and Aircraft Beacons
The SITA OnAir mobile app aims to improve a person’s access to travel Wi-Fi when at an airport and onboard an aircraft. With the introduction of the app, the tech provider aims to bring... [More]
Rapid Flight WiFi Services - Gogo 2Ku Offers Super Speedy Internet Connection While in the Air
SCORE: 3
This Year and Untested 68 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 16
Rapid Flight WiFi Services
Gogo 2Ku Offers Super Speedy Internet Connection While in the Air
With Internet services finally making their way to aircrafts, the Gogo 2Ku platform offers incredibly high speed flight WiFi that is specific to each airline. This means that each airline as well as... [More]
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